[metapost] Better gradient and 'special'

Jesús Guillermo Andrade gandrade at usermail.com
Tue Mar 24 20:51:46 CET 2009

Hans: You mean using ps directly through an "special"?

El 24/03/2009, a las 03:01 p.m., Hans Hagen escribió:

> Jesús Guillermo Andrade wrote:
>> It seems very interesting what Mr. Siebenmann is suggesting: AFAIK   
>> there is no mention about the "special" command changes. Perhaps  
>> in  the next version the will add it?. I wish I was an expert. The  
>> sad  thing regarding the issue is that when I compare the same logo  
>> I did  with a linear gradient against the same one produced by  
>> Adobe  Illustrator, the metapost version is 4 times bigger.
>> Kind of strange right?
> you can use the special for doing such things (among others); it has  
> become a bit more convenient recently by using the pre/postscript  
> features (it's mostly a matter of the backend i.e. convert the mp  
> output to something understood by the backend)
> Hans
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